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Resources for business

Resources to help businesses provided by federal, state or local government.

Free workshops and activities for Eurobodalla businesses

We work with local and regional business support providers to offer skill-building workshops and activities for local businesses throughout the year.

Tips for starting a business

Starting a business can be exciting, but it is about more than being your own boss. You will also need to build your management skills, industry knowledge and develop a long term vision to grow and succeed.

If you are thinking of starting a business, check out these tips from the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science to help you get started:

Small business tips

You can find information about starting, running and growing your small business on the NSW Small Business Commissioner website:

Community and population research tools

You can use our Eurobodalla community profile and population forecast tools to research the local population.

  • The community profile includes results from the 2011, 2006, 2001, 1996, and 1991 housing and populations censuses.
  • The forecast tool provides population projections up to 2031.

The data is presented in easy to read tables and charts with explanations. You can download detailed reports in PDF format for all of Eurobodalla or particular locations.

Essential tips and tools for small businesses webinar

In October 2014, four government agencies took part in an online question and answer session about the rights and responsibilities of small businesses, including:

  • reducing red tape for small businesses
  • claiming tax deductions for business set-up costs
  • understanding the pros and cons of buying a franchise as opposed to setting up a new business
  • the advantages of collective bargaining by small businesses
  • how to keep up to date with regulatory changes using digital channels.

The session was recorded, you can watch the video to learn more about rights and responsibilities that small businesses have under Australian law and about government tools that can help save effort, time and money.

Contact us

For more information please contact:

Sarah Cooper, Business Development Manager